Book to TV Adaptations: 13 Reasons Why & Big Little Lies

Book to TV Adaptations

I am almost never satisfied with movie or TV adaptations of books, but yet I cannot resist. More often than not I re-read the book before watching the adaptation, which probably leads to more disappointment because the book details are fresh in my mind. I had opposite experiences with two recent TV adaptations. 13 Reasons Why, Netflix Original Series I read Jay Asher’s 13 Reasons Why several years ago for my YA book club. It was before I started blogging and before I started using Goodreads even, so I don’t have any notes on why I gave the book a 3 star rating. I think it […]

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TV to Book Recommendations: Adult Dramas

TV to Book Recommendations: Adult Dramas

If you’re looking for a break from your Netflix queue, or you’re just missing your favorite show, check out these book recommendations based on some TV show adult dramas.   Brothers & Sisters…Eight Hundred Grapes Brothers & Sisters is a show I devoured in a few short months back in 2012. The full series was (maybe still is) on Netflix. It’s about a family of 2 sisters and 3 brothers and what happens to them after their father dies. There’s a family business and lots of assets. Some good political drama and lots of family schenigans. When I read the book Eight Hundred Grapes last year, it […]

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Best TV Shows Ever! (Top Ten Tuesday #2)

Old Fashioned TV

In honor of fall TV premieres, this week topic is all about TV shows. I don’t watch many current shows because I spend so much time reading, so I thought I’d share some of my favorites. My Favorite TV Shows I tried to limit this list to 10, but I failed. There were just too many to choose from, especially when I broke it down into categories. Classics from childhood Little House on the Prairie The Wonder Years Doogie Howser, M.D. Full House My high school/college years Party of Five My So-Called Life Dawson’s Creek Felicity Budding Romance with Jim (a.k.a. my 20s) Friends Firefly Buffy the […]

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